Roger Ailes

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New York reports culture of harassment, paranoia and neglect at Fox News

Just in time for the long Labor Day weekend, New York magazine Friday morning released its much-anticipated deep-dive into Roger Ailes' exit from Fox News amid allegations of sexual harassment. The article, which runs more than 7,000 words and will be published in the magazine's next issue, alleges new details about the tenure and eventual departure of the ousted … Read More
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Why Roger Ailes' lawyers' attack on New York magazine is dangerous for both sides

Lloyd Grove should have no remaining illusions about Roger Ailes being a gutter fighter as he observes the noxious spectacle of Team Ailes going after another reporter. The Daily Beast editor at large, who's been a journalist since 1976, including 23 years at The Washington Post, is no stranger to sources dumping on others. But he's still taken aback by … Read More
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Roger Ailes is out at Fox News

Roger Ailes, the media titan who founded and built Fox News into a ratings powerhouse, has left the network after a 20-year tenure. 21st Century Fox announced his departure in a glowing statement that made no mention of the sexual harassment scandal that has engulfed the embattled Fox News chairman in recent days. Rupert Murdoch, the company patriarch, praised … Read More
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Media as kingmaker: Roger Ailes rules over first GOP debate

New York Magazine Roger Ailes, chairman and chief executive officer of Fox News in 2006. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)Amid ample confusion, one thing is clear: Fox News boss Roger Ailes is the power behind the throne for the first big Republican presidential debate. No, it's probably really the power in front of the debate throne. Fox is running next … Read More
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Will Murdoch's sons renew Roger Ailes' contract?

CNN Money Rupert Murdoch owes Fox News boss Roger Ailes a whole lot. He’s provided the vision and executive oomph behind one of Murdoch’s greatest successes. But will Murdoch’s sons give Ailes a new contract? Inevitably, there is mounting internal Fox speculation amid the convergence of two realities: the expiring contract of Ailes, 75, and the ascension of Murdoch’s … Read More
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Fox News boss not excited by any GOP candidate?

New York Magazine Roger Ailes, chairman and chief executive officer of Fox News, speaks during the Summer Television Critics Association Press Tour in this 2006 file photo. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)We know that Fox News will reflexively show sympathy for the Republican nominee for the White House in 2016. But, says New York Magazine, Fox chief Roger Ailes is … Read More
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Gregg Jarrett claims Roger Ailes saved him from alcoholism

TVNewser After an embarrassing performance on the air, a trip to an alcohol rehabilitation clinic, a relapse and arrest at the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport, and months of work at the Betty Ford Center, Gregg Jarrett has told the story of how he has been able to stay sober and get back to his job as an anchor at Fox … Read More
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Memo from 1970: 'A Plan for Putting the GOP on TV News'

Gawker.com John Cook found "a remarkable document buried deep within the Richard Nixon Presidential Library" that addresses how to circumvent the "prejudices of network news" and deliver "pro-administration" stories to heartland television viewers. (A Romenesko reader points out that the memo was noted in the 1994 book, "SpinControl.") The memo - called, simply enough, "A … Read More
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